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24 best espadrilles of 2021

Your spring and summer shoe collection needs at least a few pairs of espadrilles.
Illustration of open-toe Soludos Palermo Platform Wedges, Shelbury Espadrilles and the Soludos Lauren Espadrille Sandal
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Spring is already here and summer is rapidly approaching, which means it’s almost officially sandal season! While flip-flops are a staple every woman needs in her closet, espadrilles are a chic and fun way to change things up a bit.

Whether you’re looking for a pair of flirty wedge espadrilles or some colorful espadrille mules to add a pop of color to your outfit, there are plenty of trendy (and comfortable) options to choose from. We rounded up some of the best espadrilles in different styles to help you stay on-trend this season.

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Wedge espadrilles

1. Catherine Malandrino Cirkly Espadrille Wedge Sandal

Dress up any outfit with these Catherine Malandrino espadrille wedges. They have a 2 1/2-inch heel and come in nude, blush and a spotted leopard print.

2. U-Lite Cap Toe Classic Ankle Tie Espadrilles Wedges

Add some height to your look with these classic wedge espadrilles from U-Lite. They have soft ankle-tie lace-ups and come in a wide variety of neutral and colorful shades.

3. J. Crew Factory Canvas Espadrille Wedges

If you’re looking for a pair of closed-toe espadrille wedges, these bestselling heels from J. Crew Factory are simple, classic and comfortable. They come in three different colors and are currently over 60% off! Plus, they have over 100 positive reviews.

4. Soludos Palermo Platform Wedges

Soludos offers a variety of espadrilles, but we really love the classic look of the Palermo Platform Wedges. The suede ankle and leather upper give the shoes an edgy touch, while the plush sole adds extra comfort.

Espadrille platform sandals

1. Kahli Flatform Espadrille Sandals

You don't have to worry about straps or buckles with these sandals, making them perfect for anyone who is constantly on-the-go. Just slip these on to tie your outfit together. They also come in white and black.

2. Soda Topic Espadrille Sandals

If you’re looking for something with a little less height, consider these platform ankle strap espadrille sandals from Soda.

3. Steve Madden Kimmie Espadrilles Sandals

The Kimmie Wedge Sandals from Steve Madden feature a classic design that is super versatile. They would look great with your favorite denim shorts or a chic sundress.

Espadrille sneakers

1. Universal Thread Shaelyn Espadrille Sneakers

Comfort and style meet with these espadrille sneakers from Universal Thread. The upper sole is made with 100% cotton to keep your feet cool and comfy. They also come in white and a taupe woven style.

2. Jordi Espadrille Sneaker

Add a playful print to your look with these espadrille sneakers. They feature a cushioned insole and a sole that is just over an inch to provide you with maximum comfort while staying on-trend.

3. Converse Trail to Cove Espadrille Chuck Taylor Sneakers

Everyone should have at least one pair of white sneakers in their closet. These espadrille platform sneakers from Converse will go with any outfit (picture them with a pair of distressed jeans!) and have earned an impressive 4.79-star rating on Converse's website.

4. Roxy Talli Slip-On Sneakers

If you prefer slip-on sneakers, you’ll totally love this pair from Roxy. They feature a classic design, and the espadrille trim and terry cloth lining are ideal for the beach or lake.

Closed-toe espadrilles

1. Shelbury Espadrilles

If you love a good floral print (and who doesn’t?) then you won’t be able to resist these adorable espadrilles decorated with your favorite flowers. They’re available in six additional designs.

2. Sam Edelman Khloe Espadrilles

Sam Edelman’s Khloe Espadrilles are another fun option. They come in tons of different designs and colors like black leather, leopard, brown leather and more.

3. Dr. Scholl's Find Me Loafer

For those who suffer from foot pain, consider these espadrilles from Dr. Scholl’s Shoes, a company that specializes in comfortable (but trendy) footwear. The Find Me Loafers feature an insole with cushioning and shock absorption that's meant to reduce foot pressure and fatigue. You can buy them in black, white, pink and leopard.

4. Brinley Co. Espadrille Slip-On Flats

These Brinley Co. slip-on espadrille flats are another great comfortable pick. They’re a part of the brand’s memory foam comfort line and are made of super lightweight material, making them perfect for summer walks in the heat.

5. J. Crew Factory Canvas Cap Toe Slip-On Espadrilles

A pair of black-and-white shoes will go with anything! These canvas cap-toe slip-on espadrilles from J. Crew Factory are currently 50% off and extremely well-loved by reviewers.

“These are a classic staple to have in your closet,” wrote one customer. “[They’re] very comfortable and look so cute,” wrote another.

Espadrille mules

1. Universal Thread Mae Espadrille Mules

Mules are great for those who are always on-the-go, and what better way to add some summer flair than with espadrille detailing? These faux-suede mule espadrille shoes from Universal Thread are budget-friendly, chic and make for a classic pair of shoes you’ll find yourself wearing all the time.

2. U-Lite Embroidery Flat Espadrilles

These floral espadrille mules from U-Lite will make you feel like you’re walking through a field of flowers, even if you’re just walking on a city street.

3. Espadrille Slide-Ons

For those looking for something a little bit simpler, consider these espadrille slides from Gap. They are available in tan tie-dye, leopard, denim, black and olive green.

4. Tonivis Tassel Espadrille Mules

If you’re looking for a pop of color, you can’t go wrong with these tassel-adorned mules from Tonivis. They’re available in five different colors and are less than $50.

Flat espadrille sandals

1. Emelie Espadrille Sandals

These lace-up espadrilles would look great with any outfit! They come in black, blue, pink and yellow.

2. A New Day Kenna Embellished Espadrille Sandals

For a more affordable option, consider these flat lace-up tie sandals from A New Day. They feature embellished detailing on the strap to add a glam element to your look and are under $30.

3. Soludos Lauren Espadrille Sandal

The Lauren Espadrille Sandals from Soludos are elegant and durable. They come with ankle-wrap laces and are extra breathable thanks to the cushioned and biodegradable jute sole. While we love the ivory shade (since they'll match everything in your closet), the light blue shade is also great for summer.

4. Old Navy Striped Espadrille Slide Sandals

These stylish espadrille slides from Old Navy are trendy, affordable and the perfect accessory for any Fourth of July outfit and beyond.

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